St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 (HM8QT)

Location: New Orleans, LA 70112 Orleans Parish
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Country: United States of America
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N 29° 57.548', W 90° 4.264'

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The oldest extant cemetery in New Orleans. Established by Royal Spanish land grant August 14, 1789. Originally outside city limits and double its present size this sacred ground reflects the early culture and history of the Crescent City. A small area in the rear was once part of a larger section for Protestant burials. The Varney tomb to right was once center of cemetery.
HM NumberHM8QT
Year Placed1972
Placed ByNew Orleans Archdiocesan Cemeteries
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, September 2nd, 2014 at 2:11pm PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)15R E 782666 N 3317866
Decimal Degrees29.95913333, -90.07106667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 29° 57.548', W 90° 4.264'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds29° 57' 32.88" N, 90° 4' 15.84" W
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Area Code(s)504
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 401-499 Basin St, New Orleans LA 70112, US
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